Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head Five Cents (1883-1913)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,585,763
Catalog: KM-112
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5g
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1909 5C MS obverse 1909 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The coining of five-cent pieces plunged during 1909, though the 11+ million nickels produced that year was a low figure only in comparison to surrounding dates. Gems are in smaller supply than usual for the period, but this date is not truly rare. Poor strikes are less often seen than for other 1900-12 nickels.

From this date through 1912 the date was applied to the obverse master die for the year, so the repunched dates and misplaced dates common to earlier years no longer occurred.

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Last Updated: 8/31/2015

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1909 5C MS
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Base $ 2.75 3.50 5.25 16.00 36.00 77.50 80.00 85.00 90.00 100.00 105 135 180 325 1100 2250 - - - -
$ 40.00 - - - 95.00 - - 160 220 400 1275 6000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 424
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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10/5/2003 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1788, 1788/Lot# 1066 $132.00
9/23/2007 NGC MS 64   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 1189 $184.00
7/31/2009 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128, 1128/Lot# 267 $1,495.00
11/29/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1177/Lot# 7882 $211.50
6/9/2013 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 755, 764/Lot# 370 $752.00
10/12/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 223348 $600.00
7/20/2015 NGC   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 30789 $188.00
12/3/2015 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 December 3 - 6 Houston Money Show US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1227/Lot# 7231 $446.50


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